Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 131 87
Rank change year-on-year +22 -44 +9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 24 17 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.43% 1.02% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.27% 7.00% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 74
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.62% -12.94% +38.21%
10th Percentile £31,000 £21,250 £16,750
90th Percentile £54,400 £42,500 £56,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.38% -0.67% +11.94%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 259 243 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 15.38% 14.57% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 199 188 360
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +18.06%
10th Percentile £28,300 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £56,625 £63,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +3 7 £31,000 +3.33% 4
Gloucester +6 2 £45,000 +100.00% 1
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
3 16 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 16 (66.67%) C
4 11 (45.83%) MPLS
4 11 (45.83%) VLAN
5 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 10 (41.67%) Ethernet
6 9 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (33.33%) VMware
8 7 (29.17%) Dell
8 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (20.83%) Replication
10 5 (20.83%) IPsec
10 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
10 5 (20.83%) Juniper
10 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (20.83%) Splunk
10 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (20.83%) pfSense
10 5 (20.83%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
11 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (16.67%) DNS

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) MPLS
2 11 (45.83%) VLAN
3 10 (41.67%) Ethernet
4 9 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (20.83%) IPsec
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (16.67%) DHCP
6 4 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (12.50%) BGP
7 3 (12.50%) LAN
7 3 (12.50%) OSPF
7 3 (12.50%) VoIP
7 3 (12.50%) Wireless
8 2 (8.33%) Broadband
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (8.33%) FTP
8 2 (8.33%) RSVP
8 2 (8.33%) SSH
8 2 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Security Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL Change Manager
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Presales Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Presales Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.17%) CGI
2 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Replication
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) Fintech
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.17%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) CentOS
4 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Debian
5 1 (4.17%) Kali Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (20.83%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Change Control
3 3 (12.50%) Network Design
3 3 (12.50%) Network Management
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.33%) ITSM
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
2 16 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) pfSense
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Dell
4 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 5 (20.83%) Splunk
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) Aruba
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Meraki
6 1 (4.17%) Qualys
6 1 (4.17%) Radware
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Veeam